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Jan 13 – “Public Health and Tribal Communities”

College of Public Health Grand Rounds Jan 13 – “Public Health and Tribal Communities” Wehnona Stabler, MPH Chief Executive Officer Carl T. Curtis Health Education Center Omaha Tribe of Nebraska Watch Live Online Here When : Jan 13. 2007 – Noon – 1:00 PM Where : Maurer Center for Public Health – Room 3013  

Jan 11 – “Healthcare Quality: 21st Century Challenges and Opportunities”

College of Public Health Grand Rounds “Healthcare Quality: 21st Century Challenges and Opportunities” Michael Bell, MD Deputy Director Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Watch Live When : Jan 11, 2017 from Noon – 1:00pm Where : Maurer Center for Public Health, Room 3013, UNMC College of Public Health

Dec 9, 2016 – “Reducing Violence Through Specific Public Health Methods”

Reducing Violence Through Specific Public Health Methods” Dr. Gary Slutkin, MD Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Cure Violence Professor of Epidemiology and International Health, University of Illinois at Chicago, School of Public Health Former Chief, Intervention Development, World Health Organization Sponsored by the Office of the Dean, UNMC | College of Public Health When: DEC 9, 2016 12:00- 1:00 PM Where: MAURER CENTER FOR PUBLIC HEALTH ROOM 3013

April 27, 2016 – “Climate Change, Rising CO2, Plant Biology and the Implications for Public Health.”

“Climate Change, Rising CO2, Plant Biology and the Implications for Public Health.” Lewis H. Ziska, PhD Plant Physiologist, USDA-ARS, Crop Systems and Global Change Lab When and Where WEDNESDAY, APRIL 27, 2016 12:00-1:00 PM MAURER CENTER FOR PUBLIC HEALTH ROOM 1001 Watch Recording Objectives: 1. To provide a foundation for the impact of climate change and rising CO2 levels on plant biology. 2. To provide and disseminate information related to how plants directly impact health via aeroallergens, contact dermatitis and toxicology. 3. To provide an… Continue Reading

April 6, 2016 – “Health Equity for U.S. Hispanics/Latinos: Are we making Progress?”

“Health Equity for U.S. Hispanics/Latinos: Are we making Progress?” Aida L. Maisonet Giachello, PhD Professor, Department of Preventive Medicine, Feinberg School of Medicine Northwestern University The presentation will share areas addressing Hispanics/Latinos health (e.g., life expectancy, more research, and data, etc.). The presentation will focus on areas in which serious health gaps still exits. Additionally, Dr. Giachello will summarize several of her research studies including intervention research studies using Community Based Participatory Action Research (CBPAR). She will conclude with some recommendations for program planning and… Continue Reading

March 9, 2016 – “Sports and Recreation-related Traumatic brain injury Treated in Emergency Departments, 2001-2012.”

“Sports and Recreation-related Traumatic brain injury Treated in Emergency Departments, 2001-2012.” PRESENTED BY COLLEGE OF PUBLIC HEALTH WHEN & WHERE WEDNESDAY, MARCH 9TH, 2016 12:00-1:00 PM MAURER CENTER FOR PUBLIC HEALTH ROOM 3013 Objectives: 1. Describe the trends of TBI by type of sport and recreation activity (SRA). 2. Describe selected epidemiological characteristics of TBI by type of SRA. 3. Describe the estimated severity of TBI by type of SRA.   Watch Recording

February 17, 2016 – ““The Social Consequences of Immigration: Public Health Considerations.””

UNMC College of Public Health Grand Rounds “The Social Consequences of Immigration: Public Health Considerations.” Kristine J. Ajrouch, PhD Professor of Sociology Eastern Michigan University   Objectives: To describe the magnitude and nature of immigration to a specific locale. To share the range of well-being and health consequences of Immigration. To discuss policy and programmatic actions needed to enhance well-being in U.S. locales experiencing immigration.   Kristine J. Ajrouch, PhD is Professor and Interim Head in the Department of Sociology, Anthropology and Criminology at Eastern… Continue Reading